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George Ade papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 4
Scope and Contents The George Ade papers (1878-1947; 29 Cubic ft.) document the personal and professional life of author, humorist, and playwright George Ade. The collection includes original writings, manuscripts, personal correspondece, photographic materials, and artifacts. Notable persons include: John T. McCutcheon, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...
Dates: 1878 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1943

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Purdue Auto Club scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 178
Scope and Contents The Purdue Auto Club scrapbook documents the activities of the club including call-outs, officers, members, "point standings," rally and slalom events, and event and club memorabilia. The scrapbook contains the club's newsletter, "The Front Line," which also provides details of the club's activities. 

Types of materials included in the scrapbook are: by-laws, constitution, flyers, event memorabilia, newsletters, press releases, and records.
Dates: 1973 - 1979

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Abstract Scrapbooks containing clippings from Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer
Dates: 1919 - 1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1954

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

Purdue University Commencement programs and invitations collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 158
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Commencement programs and invitations collection documents Purdue University commencement exercises and related events. The collection contains two scrapbooks which hold items from the earliest Purdue commencement and related events; 1883-1900. The first scrapbook contains invitations and programs from the 9th Purdue commencement - 18th commencement, along with Carlyle Literary Society, Philalethean and Irving Literary Society programs and related events that took place...
Dates: 1883 - 2018

Evelyn Schmollinger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 249
Scope and Contents The Evelyn Schmollinger Papers (1950-1956; 1.75 cubic feet) document the personal life of Evelyn Harvey Schmollinger as a student at Purdue University. The papers consist of scrapbooks, dance cards, and issues of The Purdue Agriculturalist. Types of materials include: magazines (periodicals), dance cards, programs, newspaper clippings, cards, invitations, letters, postcards, tickets, membership cards, identification cards, dried flowers, napkins, pins, and matchbooks.The collection...
Dates: 1950 - 1956; Other: Majority of material found within 1952 - 1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/07/2012

Kenneth R. Geiser papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 378
Scope and Contents The Kenneth R. Geiser papers document Geiser's experience as a Purdue student in the 1930s. In addition to news clippings, a program from the 1937 Purdue vs. Fordham football game, and small paper pennants, the collection includes a scrapbook of programs, clippings, receipts, and postcards from Geiser's student years. Included in the scrapbook are clippings related to Amelia Earhart.
Dates: 1931 - 1939

Clifford T. N. Harwood scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 364
Scope and Contents The Clifford T.N. Harwood scrapbook includes news of note from the Lafayette area and nationally, women's concerns, W9XG Purdue TV station, the debate team, Delta Alpha Pi, The Boy's Club, student life, and articles about gender non-conformity.
Dates: circa 1928 - 1937

Albert Charles Houser papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 341
Scope and Contents The Albert Charles Houser papers contain Houser's letter of admittance to Purdue University for the fall of 1910, addressed to "L.L. Houser" from Registrar E.H. Davis. Also included is Houser's scrapbook containing newsclippings and ephemera dated 1913 through 1915 affixed to pages of a Saturday Evening Post magazine dated October 1909.
Dates: 1909 - 1915

Janice Voss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 9
Scope and Contents The Janice Voss papers (1962-2004) document the early years and career highlights of astronaut Janice Voss. The collection includes materials from Voss’ childhood, including elementary school class pictures and report cards as well as materials from her time as an astronaut. Items pertaining to her professional career consist primarily of materials created and collected by her parents to celebrate her participation in space shuttle missions during the period of 1993-2000, and also includes...
Dates: 1962-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2008

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 275
Abstract Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, holiday cards, programs, and mementos documenting the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.
Dates: 1924-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1927; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

Matthew Luckiesh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 366
Scope and Contents This collection contains publications by Dr. Luckiesh, primarily about vision. The collection also contains a personal scrapbook with copies of his degrees.
Dates: 1911 - 1944

Charles A. Lutz scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 3
Scope and Contents This collection consists of newspaper articles, photographs, and loose papers are all pasted into this scrapbook, compiled by Charles Lutz. Items included in the scrapbook date from 1960-1961. Photographs in the scrapbook are photographs of band performances at Purdue football games and pep rallies. Newspaper articles included cover topics of Purdue traditions and band performances at football games. Loose papers include a letter of acceptance into a graduate assistantship in the Department of...
Dates: 1960 - 1961

John F. G. Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 277
Overview Materials related to the the academic and football career of John F. G. Miller, including his involvement with the Intercollegiate Conference and Purdue Athletics.
Dates: 1899 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1903, 1923-1927

Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 21
Scope and Contents The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...
Dates: 1900 - 1906

Paul T. Isley papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 382
Scope and Contents Papers of Paul Isley include a scrapbook dated 1914. The scrapbook highlights Isley's four years at Purdue. Pictures, newspaper articles, report cards, and the 1914 commencement booklet.
Dates: Other: 1910-1914

Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 343
Scope and Contents The Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook was compiled by Lynne Bruce as a student at Purdue University from 1957 to 1962. It contains information related to Purdue Bands, Tau Beta Sigma, cooperative housing, and student activities. Formats of materials include booklets, photographs, news clippings, dance cards, and small artifacts.
Dates: 1958 - 1962

Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 261
Content Description One scrapbook containing clippings related to Purdue graduates from 1907-1909. Contains index (in the front). Majority are newspaper clippings which cover news related to the lives of Purdue graduates and topics cover career advancements, death announcements, alumni gatherings/meetings, athletic achievements, talks, graduates moving out of the US to places like Philippines and Vietnam to work, etc. Other items include Commencement Program booklets for different schools (e.g. School of...
Dates: July 27, 1898 - June 30, 1909; Majority of material found within June 5, 1907 - June 30, 1909

Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 261
Scope and Contents The Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook consists of black and white photographs from Schmitt's early family life, including Greencastle High School, days as a Purdue student, and some of his travels after graduation from Purdue. It also includes dance cards, a few programs and autographs from Purdue classmates from his days spent as a Purdue student. Some of the Purdue photographs include pictures of Theta Chi, the Mechanical Engineering building, the Library and Memorial Union, dated 1925; Purdue...
Dates: 1917 - 1932; Other: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1925

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on outside events which occurred...
Dates: 1943 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

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